Qiming Shao is an assistant professor in the departments of Electronic and Computer Engineering and Physics (by courtesy) at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He received his Bachelors degree from Tsinghua University and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). His spintronic quantum material laboratory (SQML) aims to realize energy and time-efficient hardware for physical and quantum intelligence. His research interests are novel electronic and spintronic materials and structures for memory, neuromorphic and quantum computing applications. His research works are published in top peer-reviewed journals and conferences, including Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Electronics, Nature Communications, Nano Letters, and International Electron Device Meeting. He is a recipient of IEEE Magnetics Society’s 2022 Early Career Award, UCLA 2018-2019 Dissertation Year Fellowship, Distinguished PhD Dissertation Award, 2019 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad, and two Best Poster Awards at the 2018 International Conference on Magnetism. He was the chair of the IEEE Hong Kong Joint Chapter of Electron Devices and Solid-State Circuits from 2020 to 2021. He is now the Treasurer of the IEEE Hong Kong Magnetics Chapter.